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Chittaprosad's Bhattacharya's works reflect his reformist concerns. They are a depiction of the images that were his preoccupation --- poor peasants and laborers. His hard-hitting caricatures and sketches of the poor dying in the Bengal famine (1943) worked like modern day reportage, and shook the middle class and the British officials out of their apathy.

His reformist concerns showed in his life too, when he refused to use his...



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  Lot 4 of 70  

EDITIONS 24-HOUR AUCTION
18-19 MAY 2011

Estimate
$575 - 805
Rs 25,000 - 35,000


Winning Bid
$679
Rs 29,515

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Chittaprosad Bhattacharya
Untitled
Linocut on paper
7.5 x 10 in (19 x 25.4 cm)

Category: Print Making
Style: Figurative


 









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